SHOULD YOU GET A MAMMOGRAM

Danish researchers say a re-analysis of their controversial study of a year ago confirms their original conclusions — that there is no evidence that breast-cancer screening with mammography saves women’s lives.When the original report was published last...

TESTOSTERONE AND ALZHEIMER’S

Testosterone may reduce production of Alzheimer’s protein Could testosterone supplements help prevent Alzheimer’s disease? It is possible, according to results of a new study in which researchers exposed nerve cells to the male hormone. In the presence of...

PREDICT YOUR RISK OF HEART ATTACK

Test Predicts Your Risk of a Heart AttackLONDON (AP) – A new blood test may allow more accurate predictions of a person’s risk of a fatal heart attack, scientists say. A study published last week in The Lancet medical journal suggested the test, which...

SMART ACTION HEART KIT

Smart Heart Action Kit Prevention: Could you use an additional 10 years of quality life? Reduce your risks of heart disease and stroke and you could add as much as a decade to your life, says the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. While you have little control...

LIPITOR — TIED TO LIVER, KIDNEY DAMAGE

Lipitor Cholesterol Medication UsersPlaintiff vPfizer Inc.Defendant Cholesterol-Fighting Drug Tied to Liver, Kidney InjuryA number of legal actions are being pursued against Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor (atorvastatin), to...